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Understanding Hospital Weekend Death Risk

Academic researchers from the University of Warwick Medical School believe that more research should be conducted to understand why patients... Read more

when the doctor is sick

Why Most Clinicians Work While Sick

A recent study shows that many physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs), including registered nurse practitioners, midwives and physician... Read more

staying fit and healthy

Promoting Healthy Lifestyle to Combat Non-communicable Disease

Leading experts in cardiology and preventive medicine have issued a call to action to tackle the global problem of deaths from non-communicable... Read more

the placebo effect

Patient Care: How Important are Placebo Effects?

Placebos have been used to ease pain and other symptoms for centuries and are used in clinical trials as controls for testing new drug therapies.... Read more

respect for the patient as a person

Eliminating Emotional Harm to Patients

Hospitals should strive to eliminate emotional harm as much as they do to reduce or eliminate physical harm to patients, according to a BMJ article... Read more

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There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... Read more

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... Read more

Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... Read more

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Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

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Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

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Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

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 Orlando Ruben Perez-Nieto

Prone Position in Awake, Non-Intubated Patients with ARDS: From Physiology to the Bedside

Prone position (PP) in awake, non-intubated patients with respiratory...

Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

 Adam Layland

Are rankings the best way to determine healthcare systems?

Uncovering the truth behind healthcare rankings. World healthcare...

 Miguel Angel Martínez-Camacho

Post-Intensive Care Syndrome - A Necessary Harm in the Critically Ill?

Critically ill patients can develop a series of complications due...

Prof. Dr. Josep Manel Picas

COVID-19 from the Perspective of Telemedicine

A retired physician offers insights into COVID-19 telemedicine following...

Prof. Guy Frija

Putting Quality and Safety for Patients First: ESR EuroSafe Imaging

The demand for medical imaging examinations is constantly growing, and...

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